Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A state or system of itinerating, especially in the role or office of public speaker, minister, or judge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being itinerant
  • n. The Methodist pastorate; or itinerant preaching in general

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A passing from place to place.
  • n. A discharge of official duty involving frequent change of residence; the custom or practice of discharging official duty in this way; also, a body of persons who thus discharge official duty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of traveling from place to place; especially, a going about from place to place in the discharge of duty or the prosecution of business: as, the itinerancy of circuit judges or of commercial travelers.
  • n. Especially, in the Meth. Ch., the system of rotation governing the ministry of that church.

Etymologies

itinerant +‎ -ancy (Wiktionary)

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